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Is mining for cryptocurrency easy?
- Uncle PennybagsLv 72 months agoFavourite answer
I've looked into this. I've searched for articles on mining bitcoin or Dogecoin or whatever, and watched several videos.
None are what I would call "easy."
There also seems to be a fair amount of distrust in the programs used to mine. Almost every source I find recommends not doing it on the computer your use for your every day tasks.
- ∅Lv 72 months ago
it's not something you actively DO. you have to set up a computer to do it. which is not simple, but once it's set up, it requires little to no supervision.
but it requires a fairly beefy system to mine Bitcoin. you can often spend thousands on a system and not see any ROI for decades...
there are other types of cryptocurrency to mine, but it is even more tricky to setup sometimes...